A History of Hickling by Chris Granger: Appendix 1.

A History of Hickling to 1860

and of all its Clergy.

by Christopher Granger

Hickling Chronological Table of Events by C F K Granger

A Chronological Table of Events in relation to National and International Events (to 1529).

1212    King John has 28 young Welsh hostages executed at Nottingham

1215    Magna Carta 1215.

Lost treasure in Wash 1216.

Battle of Loncoln 1217                                                                    

Beijing is captured by Ghengis Khan and burnt down, continuing to burn for a month

1227    Adam son of Robert de Hickling (patron Sir Robert de Hareston) Instituted 21 July 1227   

1234    William de Hareston (patron Sir Robert de Hareston) Instituted 27 June 1234      Pre Christian tree of life sarcophagus built into tower of church.

1290    By Edict of Expulsion Edward I orders all Jews, perhaps 2,000 of them to leave England

1314    Footall banned to encourage archery                       

1319    Hugh de Halam to 1319; Hugh de Hallam was aged, decrepit and non compos mentis

1319    Simon de Bilborough coadjutor by 1319 and he resigned on 18 May 1319       

1319    Adam de Preston from a Nottingham family of burgesses; (patron Sir Robert de Holland) Adam de Preston was Instituted on 7 July 1319.                  

He obtained permission for leave of absence to study at distant religious institutions on several occasions.

1321    Hickling church consecrated.

1321    Battle of Crecy English archers inflict historic defeat over France.

1339    Richard de Hakynthorp instituted in the person of his proctor, Sir William de Grey of Seagrave instituted 23 December 1339                       

1367    John de Ekynton

Richard II 1367 to 1399. 1351 Statute of Labours – maximum wage introduced to stop labourers from exploiting their shortage following the black death but was ultimately unsuccessful and a new yeoman class were able to create their own businesses.         

1375    Richard de Grey resigned 7 July 1375

Font installed in Hickling church at about this time

1375    John Fysheburne (patron Alice Grey) instituted 7 July 1375

            John Wayte resigned to take up rectory of Walesby

1377    Pope Gregory VII moves the papacy back to Rome from Avignon

1397    Thomas Wilford from a Nottingham family of burgesses (patron John Grey) instituted 15th August 1397.

Dick Whittington Mayor of London

1399    Henry IV crowned King having forced unpopular Richard II to abdicate.

1401    William Haxey (patron John Grey) instituted 6th February 1401.

Tamburlaine raids Baghdad

1407    William Haxey probate 11 July 1407            

1407    John Bowland (patron John Walsh and Isabel nee Grey) instituted 11 July1407.           

Richard Conyngston, Canon and Prebendary of Southwell, his wife, daughter of John Grey. R Conyngston buried at Southwell 1414                   

1413    John Wysow (patron Emeline Grey (widow of John)) instituted 9 February 1413, died Sept 1449             

1415    Battle of Agincourt.

Council of Constance condemns Wycliffe’s writings and after Jan Hus refuses to recant his heresy, he is burnt at the stake.                          

1432    William Sharp of Hickling sues John Candeler of Nottingham for six shillings unpaid on the sale of two oxen

1441    John Wysow sues John Bolers for 15 pence.

Thos Well of Hickling accused of trespass.

John Harry granted a licence

1449    John Wysow probate 9 October 1449            

            John Bithekirk from a Wilford family of burgesses                                                        

Council of Basel dissolves itself.

Felix V, the last antipope, resigns and accepts a cardinal’s hat.

1459    John Warner (feoffees of Alice Leake, wife of John Leake and daughter of John Grey) instituted 27 March 1459        

John Bithekirk resigned as rector of Hickling                     

1461    Yorkist army routed the Lancastrians, bringing Edward IV to the throne taking advantage of strong winds to carry arrows in snow storm.

1462    Thomas Deacon from a Nottingham family of burgesses (patrons John Savage and Thomas Leake) instituted 11 May 1462               

1476    William Caxton sets up printing press Westminster 1476

1484    Thomas Clarke chaplain                                                                    

Thomas Deacon buried 22 January 1484.

Treaty of Nottingham, truce between England and Scotland

1484    Brother Thomas Stanthorp, prior of Nove Loco (Newstead) (patron John Leake of Sutton) instituted 1st January 1484               

1485    Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond ascends the throne as Henry VII after the death of Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field.

1505    Thomas Basford from a Nottingham family of burgesses (assigns of John Leake) instituted 26th October           

1508    William Nevyle (patron John Leake of Sutton) instituted 19 January 1508    

1509    Henry VIII becomes king on the death of his father.

Istambul eathquake destroys 69 mosques and kills 10,000 people.

1510    Thomas Porte (patron John Leake of Sutton) instituted 31 January 1510    

1515    Ralph Babyngton, curate John Kemp (patron Sir John Leake) instituted 9 April 1515   

1517    Thomas Hand, chaplain

            Earliest Hickling layman’s Will in English: Richard Kem (Kemp?) 1517

1521    John Bailey (patron Sir George Chaworth). John Bailey instituted as rector 16 September 1521

Ralph Babyngton died 29 August 1521                   

1529    Thomas Smith to 1540.

On the dissolution of the monasteries, Sir Thomas Gresham acquired lands from …

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